EU CBRN CoE Project 46 – NLEs Workshop in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

The National Laboratory Experts Workshop on Biorisk Management is taking place at the premises of the Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City, in Viet Nam, from 29 to 31 August 2017.

The workshop was opened this morning by Dr. Hoang Quoc Cuong – Deputy Director of the Training Centre of the Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City – and by Mr. Pham Hai Anh – Deputy Director General of the Department of International Organizations, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Focal Point II of Viet Nam.

During these three days, the two BET members from Viet Nam – namely Dr. Vu Thi Que Huong (Pasteur Institute of Ho Chi Minh City) and Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Ha (National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology) – will be training 15 National Laboratory Experts from Viet Nam. The programme will introduce the NLEs to biorisk management through the provision of several theoretical and practical sessions.

This workshop is set in the framework of Component 2 – Work Package 3 “Coordination, analysis, and training course development on biosafety, biosecurity and bio-risk management” of the EU CBRN CoE Project 46 “Enhancement of CBRN capacities of South East Asia in addressing CBRN risk mitigation concerning CBRN first response, biosafety and biosecurity, awareness raising and legal framework”.

We wish to thank our hosts, trainers, project partners and donors for the continued support and engagement in this initiative. A special thanks goes to our two Vietnamese BET experts, Dr. Huong and Ms. Ha, whose intense work and dedication have been core to the organization and implementation of this event.

Learn more about Project 46 here.

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